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in historic town center. a few hundred meters away stands the church of st. john the baptist. a few blocks away, we find st. john's a listing where there has been no resident church for ages. and then there's the church of saint aloysius. >> we have six churches here in all, but the number of residents as gone from 35,000 to 27,000, and the number of practicing catholics has sharply declined in the last three decades. this church was consecrated in 1955, but we do not need it anymore, so we want to sell it. >> they found a prospective buyer right away -- the local muslim community needed a place to worship. they have plenty of members. right now, they pray in a 1- family house that is billed to the brim. it is not just the old immigrants who work in the factories that come here. they are joined by their children and grandchildren. few want to be interviewed. buying the church is a controversial issue. >> we simply do not have enough space. no proper place to pray. we are packed in. >> it was not really a matter of going out to buy a church. we just want to enlarge our congregation. >> the
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